Which ear is for straight guys? Yep, traditionally it’s the left side for straight guys. Still is, but it doesn’t matter as much as it probably used to. My (straight) friend just got his right ear pierced, thinking it was the “correct” one. He got home and his (gay) roommate informed him of the mistake.
What does an earring in the left ear mean? Live and Let Live. Dear Abby: According to an ancient Chinese belief, the wearing of an earring in the left ear symbolizes that that person`s life has been endangered, and to prevent a recurrence, an earring is worn. It is supposedly protection against bad luck.
Why do guys wear earrings in right ear? A piercing on the right ear indicated that a man should be spared from dangerous labour when possible, because he had mouths to feed. While earrings made of precious metals and stones were still popular among the nobility of medieval Italy’s coastal regions, in the north, it was a sign of servitude.
Which ear should a man get pierced? Over the years it was believed more popular for a man to have his left ear pierced rather than his right. So, any guys getting an ear piercing would always check they were following the same trend.